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California State University, Long Beach
Alumni Association

1980 - 1989


Thousands of students in the Multipurpose room to hear what Andrew Young has to say.

Players and on-lookers are jumping for joy on the sidelines as they take the PCAA Championship title.

Students drawn together by a common cause, looking on the board for the list of open classes. (1987)

Photo of the CSULB Cheer Squad.

Photo of Students smiling, raising their arms, and posing for joy with the opening of the International House.

Photo of President Stephen Horn.

Volleyball Player reaching to spike the ball into the opponent's court.

Standing Room Only, 1981

A standing room only crowd of over 1,000 jammed the Multipurpose rooms on October 28 to hear the controversial former United Nations Ambassador and ex-aide to Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Andrew Young speak about Ronald Regan, foreign policy, and the role of the United States in the changing world to students.

Football Captures PCAA Title, 1981

The improbable dream comes true. CSULB captures the PCAA Championship with a dramatic, last-minute win in their final league game.

University 100 Course, 1982

University 100 becomes an additional requirement to graduate. It is a course designed to give students a sense of belonging in the University as well as introduce valuable resources on campus.

Demonstrators March Through Campus, 1982

Approximately 50 demonstrators marched from McIntosh Humanities building to Hardfact Hill protesting U.S. Military aid to a strife torn Central American nation.

KLON Jazzin' Up the Air, 1984

Approximately eighteen students per semester are enrolled in the Broadcast Journalism class that supplies KLON with its news.

Celebrities on Campus, 1987

Julian Bond spoke to faculty and students in March. His speech, called "We the People...Celebrating 20 years," marked the bicentennial of the U.S. constitution.

CSULB Squad Titled Champions, 1986-1987

Long Beach has one more thing to cheer about as the CSULB squad captured the 1986-1887 National Pom Pom Championships.

Opening of the International House, 1988

The grand opening of the International House which provides housing for both international and American students.

The End of an ERA, 1988

President Horn announces his resignation. The third president in the university's history, headed the campus for nearly 18 years. One of the legacy's that President Horn left was the creation of Kaleidoscope, an all campus festival that brings thousands to campus.

Women's Volleyball Makes NCAA Regionals

49ers advance to NCAA Regional's. Women's volleyball has evolved into a dedicated squad of winners at CSULB.

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